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Mortar and Pestle

1971.1030AB (RS117978)

Description

Turned maple mortar has stepped foot, short concave stem and barrel-shaped bowl with two sets of ring turnings; large rounded lip. Pestle has knop handle; slightly swelled stem with three incised lines at center; conical body with rounded base; string tied around knop handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1833
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
maple (wood)
treenware
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Maple
maple (wood)
MORTAR AND PESTLE
mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
treenware
Treenware
Dimensions
6.75 (H), 5.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1030AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5929

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